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App · Abu Dhabi

UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has died

36% Center coverage: 107 sources
Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has died at the age of 73. The Emirati government announced a 4-day mourning period. A three-day suspension of work in all ministries and the private sector begins Friday, and flags will be flown at half-staff.See the Story
Middle East · Abu Dhabi

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed elected UAE president - state news agency

36% Right coverage: 78 sources
Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan appointed as president of the United Arab Emirates. The transition of power marks only the third time this U.S.-allied nation of seven sheikhdoms has selected a president since becoming an independent nation in 1971. The UAE as a whole is observing a three-day mourning period which will see businesses shut across the country and performances halted.See the Story
Business · Tehran

UAE ship sinks 30 miles away from Iran's Assaluyeh port

41% Right coverage: 32 sources
Emirati-flagged cargo ship, longer than a soccer field, sinks in stormy seas. Rescuers are trying to account for all of the vessel's 30 crew members. Ship had been bound for port of Umm Qasr, in southern Iraq, carrying cars and other cargo.See the Story
Middle East · Abu Dhabi

Stan the T. rex found! World’s most expensive fossil finds home in a new museum

75% Center coverage: 20 sources
Stan will be a star attraction of a new natural history museum in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. The 67-million-year-old fossil spent more than two decades at the private Black Hills Institute of Geological Research in Hill City, South Dakota. In January 2022, online commenters noticed a skull that looked like Stan's in the background of an ESPN TV appearance by Dwayne Johnson.See the Story
National Basketball Association · Abu Dhabi

NBA-Bucks, Hawks to play two pre-season games in Abu Dhabi

46% Center coverage: 13 sources
The Milwaukee Bucks and Atlanta Hawks will play in Abu Dhabi in October. It will be the NBA's first games in the United Arab Emirates and the Arabian Gulf. The Golden State Warriors and Washington Wizards are heading to Saitama, Japan, for games on Sept. 30 and Oct. 2.See the Story
Europe · London

UK prime minister in UAE, Saudi Arabia to press for more oil

34% Center coverage: 18 sources
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets with de facto rulers of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Johnson is seeking greater investments in the U.K.'s renewable energy transition and ways to secure more oil. His visit is also aimed at pressing these two major OPEC producers to pump more oil, which would have an immediate impact on Brent crude oil prices.See the Story
Middle East · Abu Dhabi

Two killed, 120 wounded in Abu Dhabi restaurant gas explosion

50% Right coverage: 14 sources
A gas cylinder explosion in the capital of the United Arab Emirates killed two people. Authorities downplayed the incident and warned the public not to share images of the aftermath. The explosion struck a restaurant just after 1 p.m. in Abu Dhabi's Khalidiya neighborhood. Authorities have threatened criminal charges against those who broadcast images of attacks.See the Story
Business · Abu Dhabi

UAE's IHC to invest $2 bln in Adani Group's companies

50% Right coverage: 6 sources
International Holding Co (IHC.AD) agrees to invest 7.3 billion dirhams ($2 billion) in three of Adani Group's portfolio companies. IHC is chaired by Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the United Arab Emirates' national security adviser. The investment is subject to shareholder and regulatory approvals.See the Story
Middle East · Abu Dhabi

UAE expresses solidarity with Cuba, offers condolences for Havana blast victims

100% Right coverage: 2 sources
The UAE has expressed its sincere condolences and solidarity with the Republic of Cuba over the victims of the hotel explosion in the center of the capital, Havana. The UAE has strongly condemned the terrorist attack that targeted an African Union Transition Mission base in the Middle Shabelle region, southwest of the Somali capital Mogadishu.See the Story

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